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life personality. right now splake bradley in the post. he also played captain sully sullenberger in the movie sully. >> reporter: good morning. potentially another attack on a tech bus along the peninsula. the chp is investigating a new report of a charter bus that had its windows shattered. what we know about the troubling trend. >> reporter: president trump preparing for the big state of state of the union address. we will have a preview coming up. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> tuesday morning, january 30th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and good morning. i'm dave clark. it is chilly. >> yes. >> on this tuesday morning. >> yes. >> it is chilly out there. there are 30s out there. >> gasia. >> that moon is gorgeous already. >> be ready. be ready. you be ready too.
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it will be just fine. more clearing is taking place. antonio says good morning. currently 50 with a large fog bank to dc, that is daly city. that is opposite of the summertime. there is usually a fog bank to the west. but this time there is a fog bank to the east. lots of low 40s on the peninsula, including menlo park, palo alto and woodside. mid-40s around san carlos and redwood city. the higher claus that we had yesterday are heading south towards central and southern california. we get the break in the cloud cover which will allow the temperatures to warm up. there is a decent little breeze. most out of the north or northwest. most. not all. up to 10, 15 miles per hour. 30s for many. low 40s for some. 50s for others. the sierra looks good today. there is rain well to the north. portland and seattle. nothing new there. it would be nice here. but there's no way it is not
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happening. and here is your outlook for the next 6, 7 days for rain. unless you're up by eureka, you don't have to worry about the rape. >> it is getting busy. last winter, i didn't have to water my plants at all. >> it wouldn't stop raining. >> this year. >> i might have to water my plants. >> i think you might. >> thank you, steve. let's look at the bay bridge and also getting there. you can see traffic will be busy at the toll plaza. and the metering lights are on. it they might be on a little slower than usual or maybe -- maybe they're on at normal speed. sheer another shot. you can see the traffic on the bridge is looking okay. i see some sort of activity with a big rig pulled to the side. i'm not sure if that is slowing traffic or not. it doesn't look like the truck is in the lanes. nevertheless, i will tell what you is slow is southbound 101 leaving san francisco.
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there was a crash south 101 at silver avenue. and this is beginning to affect traffic on the upper deck of the bay bridge. now it is beginning to actually make sense that those metering lights may be slowed. southbound 101 at silver, again, the crash has -- oh, i just saw engine 29 leave the station. lights and sirens. going somewhere over here. we will see what happens. i will follow that too. this is a look at highway 4 westbound. you can see slow traffic. 680 south benecia bridge, if that's your commute, give yourself extra time. the hayward commute has been slow from hayward to fremont because of earlier issues. this morning chp is investigating another possible attack on a tech bus on the peninsula. alex savidge is now in los gatos. this maybe the seventh time this has happened? >> reporter: yeah. that's what the chp believes, sal. good morning to you. chp is fairly certain that someone out there is targeting tech buses as they travel along the 280 corridor here on the
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peninsula, shooting out the windows on the buses with some type of projectile. it is still unclear exactly what is being used here. we know the latest potential attack was about 4:30 yesterday afternoon, right during the heart of the afternoon commute. it happened along 280, a mile south of the magdelana accident. someone called 911 to report that a window had been shattered on the bus. thankfully no one on board the bus was heard. chp investigators are trying to talk to the person who made the report and waiting to see the damaged bus. we know earlier this month, there were six charter bus that's had their windows shattered in one day along this same stretch of 280. those buses were carrying employees from apple and google. the chp says they are working hard to track down whoever social security that may be taking aim at these charter
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buses. >> we take it seriously because potentially it could distract the driver. the driver could, you know, switch lanes, do something to where it could cause a major incident collision. >> reporter: now, the chp says the motive in these shootings of the windows is unclear. but certainly we know these tech buses are seen by many as symbols of in the bay area and have been targeted by vandals in the past. some tires had their tires slashed in san francisco and they were blocked by protesters on a number of occasions. again, in san francisco. in the meantime back here in los altos, the chp is stepping up their patrols, putting more officers along this stretch of freeway along highways 84 and
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85 after they have reports that they are investigating another tech bus that did have its windows shattered as it was traveling along this stretch of freeway. dave and gasia, back to you. >> thank you, alex. eddie garcia will give reporters more information about an officer-involved shooting that ended with an injured woman being taken into custody. it happened on fowler street around 3:30 in the afternoon. neighbors heard a loud pop and knew it was a gunshot. this video shows dozens of police officers who had been called to the neighborhood for some type of altercation. police say the woman inside had a shotgun. she later came out of her home with blood covered hands raised above her head. and sky fox was right overhead as that happened. people who live nearby say they would often see the woman walking her dog but say they didn't know her all that well. >> she kind of keeps to
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herself. the interactions that we've had have been pleasant but i don't ever remember any issue with her. >> police say no one else was in the home at the time of the shooting and they're not saying that the woman shot herself or was shot by police. the woman was taken to the hospital with non-life- threatening injuries. the chief will hold a news conference at 2:00 this afternoon to provide more details about the incident. president trump is putting the final touches on tonight's state of the union address. >> he will be speaking to a joint session of congress tonight at 6:00, outlining his goals for the coming year. doug luzader is at the white house to give us a bit of a preview this morning. doug. >> reporter: gasia and dave, good morning. this is the venue. and this is really one of the most conventional things that a modern president does, delivers a state of the union address. this of course is not a conventional president. that may make for an interesting evening. the stage doesn't get much bigger than this.
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while the president has addressed congress before, this is his first full-on state of the union address tonight. >> it is a big speech, an important speech. >> reporter: while we don't know much about his plan tonight, one thing is certain. he will play up the economy. >> i'm expecting it will be a speech that will be focused on victory laps. >> reporter: about the explosive growth of the markets, encouraging unemployment numbers and tax cuts. beyond that it could get dicey. will he bring up the russia investigation, a day after the fbi ousted mccabe and republicans unsealed a memo said to document fbi abuses. the president will no doubt talk about areas of possible bipartisan cooperation like infrastructure spending and immigration. >> i think he will extend a hand to the democrats and say, look, we can solve immigration if we're willing to work together. >> reporter: but the plan the white house unveiled last week
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to offer citizenship to almost 2 million illegal immigrants angered some on the right that saw it as amnesty and many on the left that did not muddle their words. >> that plan is a campaign to make america white again. >> reporter: and while critics like house minority leader nancy pelosi will be in the audience tonight, others will not. a group of democrats have announced plans to boycott the address. the democratic response to will fall to a run but rising massachusetts congressman, joe kennedy. an interesting choice. joe kennedy is a young and up and coming member of congress. nevertheless, democrats did not choose one of the folks who might be considered a more likely contender to run for president in 2020. dave and gasia. >> all right. doug luzader live from washington. thank you, doug. this brings us to the question of the day. what topic are you most concerned about in the state of
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the union address? let us know by voting on the ktvu twitter page and leave comments for us on the ktvu facebook page. don't forget, you can watch the state of the union live here at 6:00 on ktvu fox 2 and we will have the democratic response joe kennedy along with expert analysis of the president's speech. now, ahead of the speech, we will break down the races and the ballot measures that matter here in the bay area and statewide. it is a one-hour special, the state of california. it runs today at 4:00 and again at 9:00. the time is 7:10. controversy over a facebook app that is specifically for children. in just minutes, why some child development experts are calling on facebook to pull the plug. a major headache for students applying for cal state universities.
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we will tell you about a computer glitch that has them taking extra steps to get their applications in on time. if you're trying to catch a flight at sfo, i wouldn't think of using 101 at this point out of downtown san francisco. give yourself extra time if you have to do that or use 280. another traffic update straight ahead. the weather grade will be higher today because we'll have more sunshine. temperatures will bump up. but it is colder this morning. more on your tuesday forecast.
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>> he says the university believes the suggested quotes would not be appropriate. students who have applied to the california state university system are being advised to make sure their sat scores were properly sent and received. apparently a glitch in csu's computer system failed to upload sat scores with many applications. csu is sending e-mails to students whose scores are missing. then it is up to the student to go through a process to make sure that the sat scores were sent. they will not be denied add missance because of missing sat scores. trustees say current funding levels are not enough to keep university operations
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going. they say there is a $171 million gap between the amount csu requested and what governor brown is offering. last week the uc system postponed a discussion on a tuition hike after being urging to hold off. let's go back to sal. you were watching 101 and other problems in the commute. >> that is right. we have 101. some of the bridges are getting into a little bit of action. westbound bay bridge, some slowing. it might be affected by slowing in san francisco. the slow traffic here at the toll plaza metering lights will stay that way. we have slow traffic on the bridge as well. actually eastbound traffic is okay. and so is westbound. but let me show you san francisco. you see all of the slow traffic here. actually extends on to the sky way. and that means that traffic on the bridge may be slow. it is slow because of an accident on southbound 101 at silver avenue. basically at the south end of
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the city. get on 280, you can avoid that. traffic is going to be slow. the accident is not an injury crash but definitely blocking lanes for a bit. that is slow traffic. new crash reported on the san mateo bridge in the eastbound direction on the flat part. so way out here somewhere. eastbound. westbound traffic unfortunately may be able to see it because it's on the flat section and you can kind of look over when you drive. it might start slowing things down. they're sending bridge crews and they're sending tow trucks out from this side as well. we're also looking at the benecia bridge approach. that has been very slow because of an earlier accident. and highway 4 and 680 are slow as well. how about today's weather? let's bring in steve. >> did you see the tweet by chuck davis on the carquinez bridge? very foggy. >> i didn't see it. but thank you. >> very foggy. just so you know. there is fog dapsing around a little bit right there. he is doing the two step, by
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the way. some of it will -- more today than yesterday because the high clouds have drifted south. we're going to pan right. okay. keep going. keep going. some of that fog though out over the bay. and not a lot but enough there that you might encounter it on some of the bay area bridges. up above looks much better today than yesterday. willie is in morgan hill. good morning, steve. 39 degrees. cloud cover yesterday kept it pretty cool. i would agree. that kept us in the low 60s for many. mid-60s for some. today will be warmer. take a look at our observation there on panel 42. i believe it is 39. close enough. 30s in the santa cruz mountains for most. 39 campbell. close for cupertino at 40 degrees. low 40s around san martine and gilroy. in between you can see the cloud cover. part going north. that's where the front is
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associated with, up there, but we're in the donut hole. we will get more sunshine and warmer temps after the fog. the breeze is variable but it is tending to favor a northerly direction for most. not for all. coming off of the oakland berkeley hills, it is a north and even northwest. berkeley has gone from northwest to southeast. it was northwest about half an hour ago. there is an off shore breeze for some. berkeley is at 44. fremont, 43. palo alto, 42. 19 up in truckee. 37 up in ukiah. rain if you're going to seattle and portland. yes. we could use it down here. there is absolutely no sign of it. not only today but for a while. if the forecast models are right, the forecast suite, the ensemble, what we call it, they are all locked into a very dry pattern. don't be surprised if things are dry through february 14th.
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things could change. there is a system coming under the ridge. but you get a long lead time on that. you can see that from a long way off. that is our best hope for the next rain. 60s and 70s with more sunshine and less cloud cover. and temperatures, well, they average about 58 to 61 this time of year. i have news for you, they won't be close to that over the next five so seven days, gasia. >> thank you, steve. could apple's new iphone x be doing more harm than good. how the phone is affecting apple's shares. sfx: tinny headphone music
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. it is now 7:22. the super bowl means super ads. we're going to get a little preview of some of them. >> from pam cook who is back in the studio. the reason that wall street is really watching health care this morning. >> jeff bezos of amazon and jamie diamond of jp morgan chase announced they will work together to improve the health of their employees, at the same time reduce health care's burden on the economy. when the opening bell rang this morning, the health care stocks including aetna, cigna and united health dropped on that news. an lefts speculate this collaboration will mean these companies will be forced to provide better services and reduced costs. now, that is contributing to the sell-off so far this morning. but of course we have seen
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record runs. take a look at the dow jones. it is off 300 points now. more than a percent. 2,125. the nasdaq and the s&p 500 down about a percent as well. i am hearing one of the market analysts from goldman sachs at least saying that any drop is probably then going to create a buying opportunity. so we will keep watching the numbers. apple's stock, we're keeping an eye on that in particular. down three quarters of a percent right now. $166 a share. the market value has already dropped $46 billion in the past week. that's on weak demand for the iphone x. a japanese business newspaper is reporting apple cut first quarter production in half from 40 million down to 20 million. now, as usual, apple is not commenting. but analysts who are bullish on apple say demand typically drops after the holidays. three big names in american business are teaming up to help their u.s. workforces by
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creating a new health care company. warren buffett, amazon and jp morgan chase want their workers to find quality medical care at a reasonable cost. the project is still in the early planning stages. they say their new cooperative company will be independent and free of prove i can making incentives. there are not plans it to expand beyond those three. many companies are releasing teasers for the super bowl ads. a 30-second spot for the game costs more than $5 million for air time. more than 100 million viewers are expected to tune in to the big game this sunday this year following a heated debate over immigration, nfl players taking the knee during the national
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anthem and the hashtag me too movement highlighting misconduct. many advertisers are playing it safe by showcasing famous faces and trying to stand out with silly humor and some stunts. >> in austin, it is 60 degrees. >> alexa? >> amazon's alexa lost her voice this morning. >> alexa lost her voice? how is that even possible? >> amazon releasing that tease for its super bowl ad. founder and ceo jeff bezos makes a daimio appearance. a national crisis, alexa losing her voice. at the end of there is a tease saying the replacements are ready. we will see how that ends on sunday. and more commercials. we will see sneak peeks between now and then. >> interesting amazon putting
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jeff bezos front and center. >> he is one of those ceos. there was apple. some companies you never know the ceo. he is one that is very recognizable. >> absolutely. he has his hands in everything. i love the ads more the game. >> me too. >> we will watch together. thanks, pam. tens of thousands of bridges around the country considered at risk. we will look at the new report and tell you which bay area bridges are affected. >> reporter: and we are in palo alto this morning. is a facebook app too much for kids? health experts think so. what they're saying just ahead. trying to drive south out of san francisco on the freeway, i would give yourself extra time because of earlier issues on 101. well, more sun today. if you're puttering around the
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house, listening but not watching, there you go. yesterday was cloudy skies. today a little more sun and warmer temps on a tuesday forecast.
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>> 7:29 on a tuesday morning, january 30th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and good morning. i'm dave clark. on a chilly tuesday morning. >> yep. >> steve paulson has everything that you need to know about our forecast. >> it is colder this morning,
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you guys. no doubt. there's a lot more 30s because we had the cloud cover clear out. we will warm up more than yesterday, that's for sure. napa valley chick, kathy, 34 and clear in napa this morning. will it be clear for the lunar excitement tomorrow? what are you talking about? is there something going on with the moon? i'll be ready. the only bug-a-boo might be some fog. i don't think that will be a problem. that starts tomorrow. 4:51 a.m. and end around 7:11. 34 for katy in napa. american canyon at 39 degrees. for some, if you get a breeze, it has held up. kelseyville is seeing 10 to 15 degree spreads on some of the temps. i saw an easterly breeze. that keeps the temps up. mostly sunny, partly sunny today. there is a breeze coming in.
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mainly a northerly breed or northeast. for some 10 to 15 miles per hour. 30s o on some of the temps. the sierra the only issue is the fog out in the valley. otherwise you're good to go. if you're saying is there in i rain over the next week, unless you're up in eureka or the oregon border, the answer is no. no rain in sight for at least 7 days. 7:31. sal starts where? >> we start at the bridges, steve. >> okay. >> because we have a good- looking -- well, a moderate- looking bay bridge. start there. some of the traffic in san francisco did slow the metering lights down. i can look at the bridge commute and show you that it is very, very crowded. and the metering lights had to be slow. i can tell just looking at it. give yourself an extra 10 minutes this morning. instead of 20 minutes, it might be 30 minutes waiting around.
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westbound you can see it as you drive through. that is slowing westbound traffic. check this out. you can see way over there, cars are not getting through much at all. you can see there's kind of a blockage there. that's where the accident is. so it is affecting really both ends of the bridge. if you're driving to hayward, i would say you might want to think about heading eastbound on the dumbarton bridge instead. let's move along and take a look at san francisco. we had some earlier problems on 101 that cleared up. but traffic is slowing on to the bay bridge. that's why the bay bridge is so slow in. the east bay, we have the problem on the benecia bridge where traffic is slow because of an accident near marina vista. highway 4 is slow coming up. we will take a look at the south bay commute next time. several busy bay area overcrossings are de fishent. the same report says that tens of thousands of bridges across the country are in bad shape. >> allie rasmus is in pleasant
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hill right now with more details and what it means when they say an overpass is structurally deficient. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we can explain what it does not mean. it does not mean that the overpass is in danger of collapsing at any given moment. but state inspectors at some point took a look at the overpass and believe it is in need of repairs. this national trade organization puts together this list nationwide of overpasses and bridges that need to be repaired. this overpass 680 monument boulevard in pleasant hill is on the list. along with that overpass, also on the list is the 280 overcrossing at lawrence. the 101 bridge over the creek. and in alameda county, interstate 580 over san lorenzo creek. the builders association that puts together the study, they're a national trade group representing about 9,000 contractors and developers and
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agencies across the country. they have been putting together this report for five years. how do they come up with the list? bridges and overpasses around the country are required to be inspected at least every two years. and when state inspectors examined the overpasses, they give the different parts of it a grade based on the conditions of it. if any part of that structure gets a low grade, then federal -- the federal government considers the entire overpass to be structural deficient. >> it definitely means that the bridges need to be fixed and repaired. a state dot will actually close a bridge if they think there is any danger to the traveling public. >> reporter: so the trade organization that puts together this list says not only is this overpass at 680 and monument in need of some repairs for the second year in a row, they also point out this is one of the most well traveled stretches of highway in the bay area, with
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230,000 vehicles driving over it every day. we have a list of the most well traveled bay area highways and overpasses like this on our website. it is based on this study that was release. if you want to check it out, go to the web links section on our web page. back to you, gasia and dave. >> thank you, allie. the time is 7:35. in the meantime, federal investigators are searching for the cause of the plane crash in concord who the pilot who was the only person on board was killed. no one else was hurt. it was a private plane. the f.a.a. says it crashed shortly after taking off from concord around 10:30 yesterday morning. sky fox flew over the wreckage. reportedly no one saw the plane crash. a cattle rancher who leases the land found the wreckage and then called 911. so far the pilot's name has not been released. the two-seater plane is register today a man from
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martinez. hayward police are asking for the public's help after arresting a convicted sex offender, posing as a youth basketball coach. police arrested melvin fleming after being alerted by the parents of a basketball player. he had offered to give their son private basketball lessons saying their name was melvin allen. there was ms. suspicion about him so they did more research. >> they did an internet search of the person and found that he was melvin fleming and was a convicted sex offender. >> police say fleming didn't do anything to the boy, but that he should never be around children. hayward police want anyone else who may have been contacted by fleming to let them know. a bay area ballet teacher has been arrested on sexual
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assault of a child. viktor kabaniaev was arrested friday at his home. the crimes happened in contra costa county where the suspect was associated with a number of schools. the victim was under the age of 14. >> the victim is very brave to come forward. she found her voice and we need the message to get out. we hope there are not any more victims but if there are, we hope they can find their voice too. >> prosecutors say he will be arraigned either today or tomorrow on 16 counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. the time is now 7:37. today, both sides in a sexual harassment case involving a well known chef in oakland will be holding news conferences. some of the employees of the restaurant say the owner, charlie halowell has been harassing employees for years. they are holding a news
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conference in oakland. in the meantime, an hour later, lawyers for halowell have called a news conference to address the sexual harassment claims. the vallejo school district has a huge budget deficit and facing millions of dollars in cuts. tonight at a special meeting, the school board will make the first round of job cuts. $8million has to be cut from the budget. trustees will be asked to eliminate dozens of jobs to save $4.3 million. the biggest cut will be in teaching jobs. thedistrict will get rid of 32 spots. they may not have to let all the people go. there may be enough people retiring and leaving at the end of the year. more than 100 child development experts is trying to get facebook to get rid of the new kids app. >> rob malcolm is in palo alto.
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you have been talking to people about this. what are you finding out? >> reporter: yes, dave. a lot of people have mixed opinions about this. we're at facebook headquarters for the bulk of this morning. now we have moved down into palo alto to get more thoughts on this. now, many health experts say that facebook's messenger app for kids is bad for kids. so they have -- they're asking facebook to pull the plug on the app. this is what we know so far. facebook launched a messenger kids late last year t allows kids to connect through text and video chats. either one on one or in groups much it has kid friendly stickers and drawing tools. more than 100 advocates and experts is a i kids are too young to handle online relationships and don't understand privacy when it comes to sharing texts, picture and video. they also add that the early use of social media can be linked to depression in teens
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and also body issues. we talked with a few people this morning and here is what we heard. >> yeah. it is young. they shouldn't have phones until they're 16, 17 years old. until they have the responsibility to use it the right way. phones are too much. >> i think social media should -- they should not be on it until they're ready for it. so i think not until like i would say 18, 17. the younger they get into it, the earlier they're exposed. >> reporter: now, according to facebook, for all of the kids, parents have to approve their -- their admission into these chat rooms. also if kids want to connect with other kids, that also requires parent approval. facebook's head of global security said this in a statement. we work to create messenger kids with an advisory panel of parents and experts as well as families themselves and in
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partnership with the national pta. now, we continue to focus on making messenger kids the best experience it can be for families. facebook pushing back, saying that parents do have a lot of control on how this app is used. guys. >> rob malcolm, thank you. more changes are coming to your facebook feed. mark zuckerberg says that the social media giant will soon prioritize posts from local news sources. it is part of an effort to help engage with the communities they live in. this comes after the company said it would prioritize posts from family and friends. >> they may need to hear more of gasia. >> i don't know about that. >> facebook let's you learn about this crazy thing that happened in belgium or australia when it is what is happening around you that matters the most. >> another possible attack on a
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charter bus carrying tech workers. coming up at 8:00, where windows were shattered and why some people feel they're being targeted. new problems for the people in the north bay following the wildfires. a concern about a cancer causing chemical that has now been found in the water. woman: so, greg, it's a lot to take in. woman 2: and i know that's hard to hear, but the doctors caught it early. hi, blake! my dad has cancer. woman: and i know how hard that is to hear. but you're in the right place. man: and dr. pascal and her team, they know what to do. they know what to do. the doctors know what to do. so here's the plan. first off, we're going to give you all... (voice fading away)
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>> as kelly wright tells us now, a lot of doctors and nurses are forced to work overtime because of the flu. >> reporter: american hospitals are feeling the full force of the flu season, the worst in nearly a decade. a hospital outside of atlanta is a snapshot of the epidemic.
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>> this hospital alone, we have seen 432 cases of flu. the year prior to that was in the 40s. >> reporter: according to the cdc, for every 100,000 people with the flu last week, that number is up from 36.9% the week prior that needed hospitalization. >> we have been impacted by the flu. >> reporter: they are urging folks with mild symptoms to first see a doctor and people are listening. one in 15 doctor visits last week was for influenza symptoms. schools are also struggling to keep up with the high rate of infection. >> like dominoes. one gets it and it continues through. >> reporter: some schools now have professional cleaning crews come in at the end of each day. some districts are taking more drastic measures, completely closing their doors. schools in at least a dozen
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states have canceled classes. children are always more prone to getting sick. but this year, more than three dozen child deaths are attributed to the virus. the cdc says this season is similar to the 2014-2015 flu season when nearly 150 kids died. health officials expect the numbers to keep rising as we gradually approach the peak of flu season. in washington, kelly wright, fox news. we're learning more about what water officials in santa rosa are doing to find the source of a dangerous chemical in the water system of a neighborhood burned by the wildfires. only 13 houses survived the fire storm in the mountain grove neighborhood. now officials have been providing bottled water to the people in the homes because of unsafe levels of benzene has been found in the water system. it is a component of gasoline and often found in plastics. >> we got the notices from city water that we could no longer
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use the water for drinking and cook building it has persisted and the numbers appear to elevate and go down. >> there are several theories as to what is causing the contamination. it could be that benzene is leaching out from pipes or gas may have gotten into the pipes or it could have been underground motor oil spilled before there was a neighborhood there. santa rosa may be facing a $20 million bill to completely replace the neighborhood's entire water delivery system. >> wow. all right. the time is 7:47. let's see what sal is watching in our commute now. you have been busy this morning. >> yeah. you know, we've had a couple of incident that's have made things slower than normal. people trying to figure out why is the bay bridge extra slow. it is kind of a complicated answer. it is due to an earlier problem in san francisco. 80 is also slow. we had a minor accident. let me get rid of the super
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here and show an accident on westbound 80 near university. they moved it off to the shoulder. traffic here will be slow heading down to the bay bridge toll plaza. and it's backed up all the way out to the maze. it is a little slower because traffic was being held up at the metering lights. just a little more than usual because of san francisco side of things was crowded. that is improving. things should start improving now. san mateo bridge improving. we had an accident eastbound but westbound was slow as well because it was on the flat part where everyone could see the crash. speaking of san francisco, there it is. it is much improved from the last hour. this should start helping out us in san francisco and the bay bridge. 680 is slower than normal approaching the benecia bridge. 680 is also slow from concord into san ramon because of some crashes there. so it's pretty slow in the east bay today. 7:48. let's bring in steve now. >> let's do that. thank you, sir. >> you're welcome.
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>> all right. we'll get right to it here. we have a little more sunshine on the weather meter today. no rain? no. areas of fog has formed around 6:00, 7:00. it can be very thick. carquinez bridge, i know there is some out to the delta. i saw a big ring around the moon last night. what was that? was that a weather effect? run for the hills, barbara. that's it. get out. simple answer, it is sunlight or moonlight passing through ice crystals around 25,000 feet. so you see it reflects that sunlight or that moonlight. that's all it means. nothing else for right now. sometimes it could mean a system on the way. not this case. just may clouds over us. they're moving out. heading up and moving out and heading south to southern california. fog creeps back in for some.
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fairfield had fog. cordelia does not. the carquinez bridge is sold out the last i near about an hour ago. 30s and 40s. much, much cooler due to the loss of the cloud cover. upper 30s in lafayette, danville, san ramon, out to the concord pavilion as well. el cerrito at 47. 17 in truckee. and 52 in monterey. up in the sierra, just the fog in the valley. the tahoe airport reported some fog. mostly sunny and temperatures will be bumping up for us as well. any rain? no. not unless you're up by eureka and crescent city and the oregon border. it looks dry through at least the first ten days of february. 60s on the temps to near 70 degrees. we get more sunshine and high pressure is really a strong feature in california. there were 80s and 90s in southern california yesterday.
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i don't think they will be that warm today. we will be on the warm side, certainly by the weekend, dave. >> thank you, steve. >> you're welcome. the time is 7:51. in parts of san francisco, a changing landscape for some retail areas. up next, the reason that some say we're seeing more and more vacant store fronts.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. it is 7:53. tonight at 7:00, there will be a march to remember the life of
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an east bay girl that vanished in 1989 on her way to an ice skating lesson. she was last seen january 30th, 1989. she was walking to the ice skating rink. she was kidnapped but they have never been able to solve the case. again, the march is at 7:00 p.m. at wells middle school in dublin. the marchers will walk to saint raymond's church. for the past seven months, kathleen eastland has been using this boroughed van. it has a make shift lift, to transport her daughter april in her wheelchair. her own specially modified 2000 dodge caravan was destroyed last june in a crash. her insurance covered liability but not damage to her own car. so she opted for the least expensive insurance because
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that's what she could afford. but she didn't realize what was not covered. >> cut your other finances other places, budget, and make sure that you have the coverage. when you don't have a car, you're struck. >> she will get full coverage on her next vehicle. for now, she still has to pay off her old one. she has had a hard time getting a lawyer to take her case. last week, oakland attorney suzanne gordon agreed to represent the family for free. volkswagen has suspected its head of external relations. it used monkeys to test the effect of diesel fumes. the car company put 10 monkeys in an air tight gas chamber with diesel fumes pouring in. it happened at a lab in new mexico. volkswagen has apologized saying that animal testing goes
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against its standards. soaring rents are being blamed for big changes in some san francisco neighborhoods. leslie has owned her art shop since 1979. over the past few months, she has noticed many stores closing up shop. she says small businesses are struggling to meet sky high rent and keep up with changes in consumer spending. >> i think retail has been so changed by amazon, for one thing, ebay. you know, we have a lot of competition that we did not have before. >> when it is huge corporations with tons of capital available, then, you know, it really pushes the mom and pop shops out. i feel for them. >> one example of the high rents in the area, a 2800 square foot store being offered for lease for $21,000 a month. the time is 7:56. after 50 years in business, san francisco's oldest gay bar has
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closed. over the weekend the bartenders served up a final round of drinks following legal problems with the bar and the death of a long time manager. it began publicly identifying as a gay bar back in 1961. the bar will be replaced by youngs kung fu action theater and laundry. it will be a laundromat where you can watch kung fu movies. a standoff in san jose is under investigation. what we know about the bizarre incident of a shooting that led to one woman being taken into custody. >> reporter: president trump preparing for the state of the union address. i'm doug luzader in washington. we will have a preview coming up.
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>> good morning. the chp investigating another possible attack on a tech bus driving along interstate 280. the seventh similar case just this month. we will tell you how the chp is responding to this disturbing trend. a lot of eyes on capitol hill as president trump prepares to deliver his first state of the union address. the big topic that the president is expected to focus on. this is ktvu fox 2 morn morning. >> welcome back to mornings on 2. it is tuesday, january 30th. i'm mike mibach. >> i'm gasia mikaelian. clear and cool out there. and tomorrow morning, we could be in for quite a show, steve. >> the only issue would be fog. i don't think the higher clouds will be an issue. usually the fog doesn't kick in until 6:30 or 7:00. >> the moon. >> well, we have the full moon, the blue moon, the super moon.
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>> a little bit of everything. >> a little bit of everything tomorrow. a super fecta tomorrow. people are asking, the rob lewis, hey, there steve. will it be this foggy in the delta tomorrow? i want to see the eclipse. out in the delta, yes. i don't think we will budge that. closer to the bay, it should be okay. shadow of the lens, it is shadow lady asking if the weather will hold for the trifecta tomorrow? any fog expected? yes. but usually about -- sal will touch on it. around 4:00, 5:00, 5:30, it is not that bad. it is usually about 6:30, 7:00. skies will be mostly clear. but there will will be fog. the earlier the start the better or get into higher he will vagues. the higher clouds are going south. i don't think there will be that many. nothing compared to yesterday and today will be mostly sunny. 0s and 40s -- 30s and 40s on
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the temps. campbell checked in at 39. s supercalifragilisticexpialidocio cupertino 40 -- cupertino at 40. fog with 60s and 70s. you concur. around 4:00 to 5:30, it is not that bad. and then the 6:00 hour, the fog shows up. >> i have woken up and it is clear and then i get here and there is fog. >> yes. >> the man knows what he is talking about. let's look at 680. we've had a couple of really kind of tough commutes on 680 between -- i would say between walnut creek and san ra mows. northbound coming through danville. southbound from pleasant hill down to san ramon. this whole area is a mess. if 680 is in your commute, give yourself plenty of time. i want to thank one of my followers in twitter who
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basically said it was terrible out there. just to put an emphasis on it. if you are driving on the benecia bridge, it is slow because of earlier problems. if you look at 880, it has been a mess because of earlier issues. we get accidents, they clear but they do a lot of damage. san mateo bridge recovering from an earlier accident. that is gone. but the traffic is still slow out to the peninsula. northbound eat eight is about normal-ish getting into oakland. 580 and 80 will be slow at the bay bridge. the bay bridge, about a 20- minute delay. 101 is jammed solid into mountain view. 8:03. back to the desk. >> thank you,. the chp is investigating another possible attack on a tech bus. >> alex savidge is live in los altos. alex, this appears to be the seventh time that one of these buses has had a window broke seen this that is right --
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broken. >> reporter: that is right. the chp is concerned about this. they are afraid that someone is targeting the tech buses along 84 and 85. whoever is doing this is using some type of projectile to shatter the windows on these buses. the chp is still not certain what is being used here. we know the latest possible attack was yesterday afternoon about 4:30, about a mile south of magdalena on 280. one of the windows was blown out as they were traveling north along the freeway. thankfully no one on board the bus was hurt. and chp investigators are still waiting to get a look at the damaged bus. that should happen today. so far this month, six charter buses have had their windows shattered along the same stretch of 280. the incident yesterday would
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make the seventh such case. they were carrying employees from apple and google when it has happened in the past. in response to the attacks, the chp is stepping up patrols in the area. >> we have more units traveling on 280. at the same time, we also have allied agencies checking the areas to see what -- to alert us of anything in the area along the freeway. >> reporter: and the motive for the recent attacks along the freeway is unclear. we know that some view the tech buses as symbols of gentrification. some tech buses have had their tires slashed and blocked by demonstrators in other cases. now it appears that someone is taking aim at these tech buses as they travel here along this
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stretch of interstate 680. and the chp is trying to catch whoever is doing this before someone gets hurt. >> all right. alex savidge along the peninsula. thank you. later today, san jose's police chief eddie garcia will give more information about an officer-involved shooting that ended with an injured woman being taken into custody. it happened in the foothills of san jose yesterday. about 3:30 in the afternoon, neighbors heard a loud pop and they knew it was a gunshot. dozens of police officers arrived to the scene. they had been called to the neighborhood for some type of altercation. the woman inside had a shotgun. she later came out of the home with blood covered hands. and sky fox was able to capture the moments as it was overhead when she surrendered. people who live nearby say they saw her walking her dog often but didn't know her too well. >> she keeps to herself. the interactions that we've had have been pleasant but i don't
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ever remember any issue. >> police say no one else was in the home at the time of the shooting. they're not saying if the woman shot herself or if she was shot by police. the woman was taken to a hospital with non-life- threatening injuries. the police chief will hold a news conference at 2:00 this afternoon to give us more details about what happened. president trump will deliver his first state of the union address tonight. the white house says he plans to use the speech to talk about the boost in the economy since he has been in office, records high on the stock market, tax reform and low unemployment. >> the state of the union is expected to set the foundation for the president's goals before the mid term elections in november. doug luzader has a look at what to expect tonight from president trump. >> reporter: the white house says the president spent part of the day yesterday rehearsing the speech. this is one of the most conventional functions of the modern presidency but this is an unconventional president and it could make for an interesting evening. the stage doesn't get much
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bigger than this. while the president has addressed congress before, this is his first full-on state of the union address tonight. >> it is an important speech. >> reporter: we don't know much about his plan tonight, but one thing is certain, he will play up the economy. >> i'm expecting this will be a speech that will be focused on victory laps. >> reporter: victory laps about the explosive growth of the market in recent months, encouraging unemployment numbers and tax cuts. beyond that it could get dicey. will he bring up the russia investigation after the fbi ousted mccabe and republicans in the house unsealed a memo that is said to document fbi abuses. the president will talk about bipartisan cooperation like infrastructure spending and immigration. >> i think he will extend a hand to the democrats and say, look, we can solve immigration if we're willing to work together. >> reporter: the plan that the
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white house unveiled last week to eventually offer citizenship to 2 million illegal immigrants were angered because they saw it as amnesty and many on the left did not muddle their words. >> that is a campaign to make america white again. >> reporter: critics like nancy pelosi will be in the audience but others will not. a group of democrats have announced plans to boycott the address. the democratic response will fall to a relatively young but rising massachusetts congressman joe kennedy. that is just a number of democratic responses planned for the state of the union address as both sides gear up for a mid term election year. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. now to our question of the day. what topic are you most concerned about when it comes to the state of the union? 44% of you say immigration.
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18%, economy. 19% say national security. 19% say nothing else. let us know by voting on twitter and leaving comments on facebook. two californians are among those who will watch president trump's state of the union with the first lady tonight. preston sharp of redding will be recognized for his flag and flower challenge to place flags and flowers on the gravesites of vets. and david doll berg helped rescue staff members when the fire encircled their camp in july. kamala harris is bringing a daca recipient as her guest. joseph came to the united states as a child and studied at ucla. she says dreamers like joseph represent who we are as a nation. president trump said he would young daca. you can watch the state of the union live at 6:00 here on ktvu
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fox 2. and we will have the democratic response along with expert analysis of the president's speech. ahead of the speech we will break down the ballot measures that matter in the bay area and across the golden state. the state of california airs at 4:00 and again at 9:00. the time is 8:11. a deadly plane crash in the east bay. at 8:30, what witnesses heard just moments before the single engine plane went down. up next, a set back for some cal state university applicants. how a computer glitch has students making sure that their applications are not missing one key component.
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>> students who have applied to the california state university system are being advised to make sure that their sat scores were properly sent and received. a glitch in the computer system failed to upload sat scores with many applications. csu and sending e-mails to students whose scores are missing. it is up to a student to go through a process to make sure that the scores were sent. csu says that students will not be denied admittance because of late sat scores. annual vote on an increase in tuition is not expected
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today. they say there's $171 million gap between the amount that csu requested and what governor brown is offering. last week the uc system postponed a vote on a tuition hike after students and lawmakers asked them to hold off. the time is 8:15. let's go over to sal castaneda. we had problems early on. now we're over the hump, would you say. >> yes. some things are improving. we still have slow traffic as a result of earlier issues that we had. i want to talk about 680 between pleasant hill, walnut creek, all the way down to san ramon. southbound and south 680 up into alamo. it is slow. then the other way from pleasant hill down into san ramon. danville area. we had a crash that was really affecting things. if that is your commute, i would advise you to give yourself a little extra time. maybe a lot of extra time if you can spare it.
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880 is slow. we had earlier issues heading down to fremont. san mateo bridge had an earlier crash. the crashes are gone but have left their mark on the commute. you look at the bay bridge toll plaza, traffic will be okay right now. san francisco traffic, northbound 101 getting a little approaching the 80 split. as we look at the south bay, all of the freeways into the west valley are filled in. i wouldn't choose one over the other at this point. let's bring in steve with today's forecast. >> thank you, sal. there's a lot of fog that has been forming. we lose the higher clouds and the tule fog, the valley fog forms. visibility on this road, i'm not sure what road that is, but half a mile. 43 degrees in antioch. it feels much colder. it is much colder. if you're socked into that fog, it is tough. this observation, though, i see 41 in brentwood. pittsburgh, 45. pittsburgh has been dancing in and around the fog. it shows up, disappears, shows
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up. concord by the concord pavilion at 40 degrees. alamo, danville, san ramon at 39. pleasanton at 40. a little warmer but not that much. pinole, 42. watch how the clouds split. there is a front to the north but staying way to the north. the higher clouds are on their way to central and southern california. as they depart, we will have a few high clouds but mostly sunny today. the nights are not as long. but the temperatures will drop off fast tonight. there will be fog tomorrow morning. usually it shows up after about 6:00. tends to. 30s on the temps. 40s for some. 50s for others. 19 in truckee. 52 in las vegas. 52 in santa barbara. another warm day but not as warm as yesterday when they had 80s and 90s, record highs in southern california. tahoe looks good. some rain up in seattle and portland. it is a warm sector.
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not that cold. our higher cloud are clearing out. mostly sunny. the challenge or the problem is to get rain in here. if the forecast models suites are correct, and they're almost all in lock step, it looks like it is dry until the middle of february. then we may get undercutting but believe me that's easy to see and you get a lot of lead time on that. 60s and 70s. i'm banking the fog will clear. if not, they will be 8 degrees cooler than that. there will be 70s. this pattern is here to stay as far as warmer temps. especially by the weekend. >> it looks good. thanks, steve. >> take what you get. >> i know. that's all you can do. we're learning more about what water officials in santa rosa are doing to find the source of a dangerous chemical in the water system of a neighborhood that was hard hit by the wildfires in october. only 13 houses survived the fire storm in the mountain grove neighborhood. since november, water quality
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officials have been providing bottled water to people in the homes because unsafe levels of benzene have been found in the water system. it is a component of gasoline often found in plastic. >> we got these notices from city water that we could no longer use the water for drinking and cooking. >> this has persisted in the numbers. they continue to elevate and go down. >> there are several theories as to what is causing the contamination. it could be that benzene is leaching out from plastic water pipes. perhaps gasoline spilled into broken water pipes. or it could have been gasoline spilled there before there was a neighborhood in the area. if they can't find and fix the problem, santa rosa water officials may be facing a $20 million bill to completely replace that neighborhood's entire water delivery system. in the meantime in the coffey park neighborhood, the clean-up stage has come to an
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end. yesterday the last truckload of debris was removed. they removed debris from more than 1200 lots in coffey park. property owners can now move ahead with rebuilding if they choose to do so. two topics that not many people like to talk about, your weight and finances. who is more likely to give you a look at their bank account than a look at the scale. and why we are so uncomfortable when it comes to talking about money. how russian president vladimir putin is reacting to the release of names of political leaders and the surprise move by the trump administration regarding sanctions for the people on the list.
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>> russian president vladimir putin calls the trump minutation's list of russian ferns a hostile step. they released a list of 200 political and business leaders who have flourished under putin's regime. it was ordered by congress to punish russia for interfering in the election. but the white house did not impose sanctions on anyone on that list. that has led some lawmakers to accuse president trump of giving russia a free pass. fbi director mccabe has step down under growing criticism from the president and some republican lawmakers. he was widely expected to retire in march but that was
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pushed up yesterday. he felt pressure to step down. mccabe worked closely with james comey and he has been the key target for the president. >> can you say definitively that the president did not play a role in the president stepping down. >> the president wasn't part of this decision making process. we would refer you to the fbi where chris tar reyes serves as the director. >> in july the president tweeted about mccabe calling for jeff sessions to fire hip. mccabe has been with the fbi since 1996. the u.s. senates had rejected a bill that would have beened all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. the house passed the legislation in october. the senate vote was 51-46 which is well short of the 60 votes needed to advance the bill. the president called the action disappointing and urged the
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senate to reconsider and pass legislation that will celebrate, cherish and protect life. the state senate approved legislation that will allow all uc and cal state campuses to make the abortion pill available to students by the year 2022. none of the health centers provide abortion options for students. the pills are only for women who are ten weeks pregnant or less. the bill now goes before the state assembly. a federal appeals court rejected a claim by the aclu and immigrant groups that children have a constitutional due process trite an attorney. the aclu has not decided its next step. later today the san jose city council will decide on
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relocating a statue of christopher columbus. one proposed moving it because of controversy over columbus' role in history. the city council is considering four options today, leaving the statue where it is at city hall, removing it and storing it until it can be donated, relocating it to the san jose international airport or moving it to history park. the san jose mayor says he supports removing the statue from city hall. well, still in need of repairs. up next, the highway overpass right here in the bay area on a national list of deficient bridges for the second year in a row. is the facebook messenger for kids app going too far? health experts think so. what they're saying just ahead. good morning. we still have slow traffic out there. if you are driving on any of the bay area bridges, it's going to be a little slow. 280 is getting a crowd in downtown san jose. well, for some it is sunny.
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for other, it is very foggy. not just inland but right by the sales force tower. fog has been pouring in here in the last five minutes. sfx: tinny headphone music
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. 8:29. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> i'm mike mibach. hope you're having a great tuesday morning at home. let's send it over to steve right now. another foggy start in some parts? some parts. we're hoping tomorrow morning for the. >> yes. >> the super duper triple charged lunar eclipse, something like that. fog has been pouring into the city in the last ten minutes. just zipped by the sales force tower. it is moving in.
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we will go left and you will see some of it. other locations are clear. other locations are warm. others are cold and foggy. look at that. here it is 8:30 and it shows up. i think tomorrow for the eclipse we will be okay because it starts at 4:51. this is so much awesome. the foggy view from outside my window in pittsburgh. i agree it has been moving around. this was pittsburgh 45 minutes ago. it was foggy and then went away and then came back. i understand what you're saying. sal and i usually don't see that much fog, unless it is really widespread, until about the 6:00 hour. hopefully tomorrow we won't have the higher clouds. if you're in the fog, it is cold. antioch, 43. pittsburgh, 45. a lot of 40s here. lower 40s in the east bay. for some, it is cold. if you're in the fog, it won't last long, but sometimes it can stick around to the valley and then sneak back in. the higher clouds are on their way out of the picture. they cleared out rapidly. there is still some drifting
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through. partly to mostly sunny today. 37 in fairfield. santa rosa, 36. most of that cloud cover is out of the picture. the forecast looks warmer and dry. if the forecast models are correct and they're forecasting it way out, it looks dry through the middle of february. 60s on the temps to near 70. a lot of this is fog driven. sal. >> yes, sir. >> we're seeing more fog than we did at 4:00 and 6:00. >> yeah. if you get up early tomorrow, maybe you can see what you want to see in the sky. let's look at the morning commute on 680. it cleared up on the benecia bridge. that is good. a lot of the slow traffic is there from concord heading down to the danville area. that is your commute. i have been telling you about it all morning. it will be slow. at the bay bridge, some improvement as traffic will be getting a little better.
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we look at san francisco. traffic is moderate. the fog that i -- steve and i were talking about has kind of obstructed our camera. this is all we can see. this is northbound 880 in oakland. you can see it is slow. and the south bay commute is also very slow. things are beginning to settle down a little bit. 8:32. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. federal investigators are looking for the cause of a plane crash in concord that killed the pilot but did not injure anybody else. it crashed shortly after taking off from concord yesterday morning around 10:30. video from sky fox shows the wreckage. the crash site is located on what used to be the concord weapons naval station. a rancher found the plane and called 911. the f.a.a. says only the pilot was on board. they're not releasing the name of the pilot until the relatives are notified. a national builders trade group says more than 54,000 highway overpasses and bridges
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are in need of repair. several bay area highways are on the list. allie rasmus is explaining what this means for drivers. allie. >> reporter: all bridges and overpasses across the country are required to be inspected every two years. when state inspectors look at an o'er pass like this one behind me in pleasant hill, they find that that some part doesn't get high marks, officials classify the entire overpass or bridge as, quote, structurally deficient. this overpass, 680 at monument, is on the list. it doesn't mean that the overpass will collapse. it is just in need of maintenance or repairs. the builders association puts this list together every year. it is a trade group representing 9,000 contractors and developers across the country. the bay area overpasses on the list this year also include the 280 overcrossing in santa clara
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county. in solano county, the 880 bridge over dan wilson creek. and in alameda county, interstate 580 over san lorenzo creek. >> people need to be aware that there are challenges with some of the structural. it is a snapshot in time of some of the conditions in the community. >> reporter: now, the trade organization that puts together this report says not only is this overpass at 680 and monument in need of repairs for the second year in a row, they point out this is one of the most well traveled stretches of highway in the state. 235,000 vehicles crossing over it every day. that did not come to a surprise to people who drive it regularly. >> there's a lot more traffic. i have lived here for 20 years. i try to stay away from certain
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neighborhoods. you can tell there is work to be done. >> reporter: this also looked at the busiest stretches of highways and overpasses across the bay area. we included that list on ktvu.com. if you want to check it out for yourself, go to the web links section. >> we will see if transit agencies take any action. thank you, allie. a convicted sex offender is accused of posing as a youth basketball coach. melvin fleming was arrested after being alerted by parents of a basketball player. fleming had offered to give their son private basketball lessons saying his name was melvin allen. the parents say something about him made him suspicion and they decided to do research. >> they ended up doing an internet search of the person and found out that he was melvin fleming and he was a convicted sex offender. >> police say fleming did not do anything to the boy but even
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so he should never be around children. hayward police want anyone else who was contacted by fleming to give them a call. a bay area ballet teacher has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault on a child. victor was arrested at his home in contra costa county. the victims say the victim was under the age of 14. >> the victim was brave to come forward. she found her voice. if there are other victims, we hope they can find their voice too. >> when arrested he was working in daly city at the center for performing arts. he will be arraigned today or tomorrow and is facing 16 counts of aggravated assault of a child. tonight at a special meeting, the school board will
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make the first round of job cuts. $8million needs to be cut from the upcoming budget. trustees will be asked to eliminate dozens of jobs to save $4.3 million. the biggest cut will be the teaching jobs as the district plans to eliminate 32 spots. they also say they may not have to let anyone go as there may be enough retirees and resignations at the end of the academic year. a group of more than 100 child development experts is trying to get facebook to get rid of its new kids app. rob malcolm talked to people about the issue this morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, guys. there is a growing number of health experts who think that facebook's messenger for kids is bad for kids. they have penned a letter to mark zuckerberg, asking for facebook to pull the plug on the app. facebook launched mass engineer kids last year and allows kids under the age of 13 to connect
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through text and video chats one on one or in groups. it has kid friendly stickers and drawing tools. many experts say that kids are too young to handle online relationships and don't fully understand privacy when it comes to sharing texts, pictures and video. early use of social media can be linked to depression in teens and body issues. we talked to a few people this morning and here is what we heard. >> yeah. it is too young. it is too young. they shouldn't have phones until they are 16, 17 years old, until they have the responsibility to use it the right way. phones are too much. >> i think social media should -- they should not be on it until they're ready for t i think not until like -- i would say 18, 17. you know, it's just, the younger they get into it, the earlier they're exposed. >> reporter: facebook says kids need their parents' permission to sign up. and all groups have to be approved by parents.
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now, facebook's head of global safety responded with a statement saying, quote, we worked to create messenger kids with an advisory committee of parenting and developmental experts as well as with families them selfs and in partnership with the national pta. we continue to focus on making messenger kids the best experience it can be for families. so facebook saying that parents do have control on how the app is used. it really depends how connected parents want to be with their children. parents argue that it keeps them connected with their children throughout the workday. rob malcolm, ktvu fox 2 news. how exxonmobil plans to invest billions of dollars and add thousands of jobs over the next five years. your gas mileage is not that bad in san jose right now. but there is waiting to do on the left towards the san jose state exit. we have sun here.
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where are you going? where are you going? come back here. i have things to say. we have fog out there. >> we have fog out there. >> there is the building again. nice job. nice job. legend has it, the first voyagers arrived on canoes,
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sailing the seas day and night. they knew where they were going, by watching the clouds move in the sky or the way their boats rocked. that's how the waves and stars would speak to them. guide them. sometimes, you can find your way in the world, by getting lost in it. let your legend begin at aulani, a one-of-a-kind disney resort in hawaii >> welcome back. would you rather discuss your salary or your weight? probably saying at home
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neither. >> neither. >> you may be surprised to hear what people say about that and some reaps why you may want to share the information. >> to explain all of that and tell us the reason that health care stocks are down today, we bring back pam cook with today's money business. >> three big names in business announced network together to improve the health of their employees while at the same time reduce health care's burden on the economy. jeff bezos of amazon, warren buffett of berkshire hathaway and jp morgan chase want their employees to find quality health care at affordable costs. it will create a new company free of profit making incentives. they will focus on technology solution that's simplify the health care system. when the opening bell rang this morning, the health care stocks, including aetna, cigna and united health dropped on that news. analysts speculate that the collaboration will mean these companies will be forced to
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provide better services and reduce costs. now, that is contributing to some of the sell-off this morning. there is also most likely profit taking. we have seen some record days for the entire year so far. they're is a look at stocks. down 266 points. down a full percentage point. the nasdaq and the s&p 500 coming back a little bit from their earlier losses. but the nasdaq still losing half of a percent. the s&p 500 down a bit to 2832. exxonmobil is planning to give the economy a boost by investing more than $50 billion in u.s. businesses. the oil company says it will expand its businesses in the u.s. over the next five years, including an increase in oil production in texas and new mexico. exxon's ceo says the initiativessed will create thousands of jobs.
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15billion dollars was already planned but executives say the new plans are possible because of the new corporate tax cut. waymo, of google's parent company alphabet will start service this year in phoenix with chrysler pacifica minivans. it has tested the technology in 25 cities so farrah cross the u.s. a study by acorn, an investment app, say most young and middle aged workers would rather discuss their weight than salaries. women feel even more stronglily than men on the topic. 56% of women avoid talking about personal finance. some experts say that is because of the perceived connection between earnings and success. however, as more female executives rise to the top, many are suggesting sharing
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salary information with other women in particular to let them know how much to ask for and when to ask for a raise. some actresses in hollywood are discussing in to discuss their contracts openly so up and coming actors can get an honest look what their role is worth. if you keep that number separate, you're not helping your fellow workers. >> a lot of times people have asked me, when you were at my stage in your news career, what would you have expected to make, you know, doing this job at this sort of a station? and i'm more than happy to give that advice. when i was there, nobody told me anything. >> that's what female executives are saying. women are not always as confident to ask for the raise. singer jennifer hudson is getting respect in hollywood. >> it is coming from the queen of soul, aretha franklin herself. jennifer hudson will be playing
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aretha franklin in an upcoming movie about her life. she hand picked hudson. she won an oscar for dream girls and says she is humbled. tom hanks will play mr. rogers in a new movie called you are my friend. production starts this fall. fred rogers died back in 2003. this is not the first time that hanks has played area life personality. he is playing post editor and chief in the post and played sully sullenberger in sully. >> he love tom hanks. he grew up in oakland. i remember the day that fred rogers died, 15 years ago maybe. and it led our morning newscast that day. >> it was big. mr. rogers. everyone knew him. let's take a look at oakland where tom hanks grew up. yes. on harbor view avenue, by the way. this is a look at westbound bay bridge. that is backed up all the way
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out. i do see smoke rising in the air. i wonder what that is over there. being the news traffic, whatever i am here, when i see smoke, i'm going to tell the desk and we're going to investigate what that is. all right. we will figure it out. kevin, if you're listening, it might be near the maze if you want to look for that. look for what is burning over there. let's talk about the commute in oakland. i think i went to the wrong thing. oakland, 880 northbound, you can see traffic is moving along okay. it is not a bad commute. and we see on the nimitz freeway, the traffic is doing okay. so women -- we will get to the bottom of that. i see target over there in the back. we will get to the bottom of it. hopefully it is nothing serious. 8:48. let's bring in steve. >> thank you, sal. >> okay. >> we do have a big day tomorrow morning. if you want to get up early, it starts at 4:50. i'm talking about the moon and
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everything happening tomorrow. a beautiful start to the day in sleepy hollow. if i get up early tomorrow will i see the moon? that is short of 1600 feet. >> 1500-plus. >> or will there be high clouds. there will not be high clouds. get up above. there has been fog in and around. steve, the fog is dense in oakley and pittsburgh this morning. do you think the same conditions will prevail tomorrow morning for the eclipse? yes. at 4:30 to 6:00, you should be okay. it's after that that the fog tends to thicken up. get up and watch the eclipse. by this time tomorrow, we might have fog. we have a lot of decrease in the higher clouds. they're moving out of the area. there will still be some. partly sunny. 30s and 40s on the temps. 52 in monterey and santa
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barbara. fog in the valley is the issue if you are heading that direction. i'm going to seattle and portland. well, then you might encounter rain. at least someone is getting rain. we're not. a dry pattern to the middle of february. after we clear the clouds, we will get even warmer temps in here. fog will be with us nights and morning. the days are getting a little longer and the nights are shorter, the fog will be dancing around. everything says sunny and warmer by the end of the week. >> 1592, by the way. >> close. >> yeah. >> there you go. >> thank you, steve. the bay area dominating. the neighborhoods being called the hottest in the country.
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we can now simulate the exact anatomyh care, of a patient's brain before surgery. if we can do that, imagine what we can do for seizures. and if we can fix damaged heart valves without open heart surgery, imagine what we can do for an irregular heartbeat, even high blood pressure. if we can use analyze each patient's breast cancer to personalize their treatment, imagine what we can do for the conditions that affect us all. imagine what we can do for you. >> gun sales here in california have drop add i lot. according to the fbi records,
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last year about 870,000 guns were sold in california. that is down 35% from 2016. now according to the report, one reason could be a restriction on bullet buttons for rifles that make it easier to reload. they were baned at the beginning of last year. gun sales often go up when gun control measures are anticipated. since the sandy hook shooting. state lawmakers from silicon valley and the central valley will team up to ask for an audit of the high speed railway project. the budget for the first section of bullet train tracks has gone up nearly $3 billion. bale and patterson want to question a representative of the high speed rail authority. late they are year a report is due on the project's future. soaring rents is being blamed for acomia in san
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francisco neighborhoods. on the union street corridor, there are currently 22 empty store fronts. leslie lynnhart has owned her saturday shop since 1979. over the past few months she has noticed small businesses closing. struggling to meet sky high rents and keep up with changes in consumer spending. >> i think retail has been so changed by amazon, for one thing, ebay. you know, we have a lot of competition that we did not have before. >> i mean, when it is huge corporations with tons of capital available, then it really pushes the mom and pop shops out. i feel for them. >> one example of high rents in the area, a 2800 square foot store is being offered for a lease for $21,000 a month. the south bay housing market not expected to cool off any time soon. of the top ten hottest neighborhoods in the country, nine are in the san jose area.
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according to redfin, the median price was nearly $1.6 million last year. 100% of homes sold for above listing price. the next three neighborhoods on the list are the following. a bart employee with a terrifying story. up next, what a woman found in her back seat after driving home from work. n:3:3:3
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>> the time now is 8:57. richmond police have arrested two teenagers for a hit and run this weekend that sent an officer to the hospital. juan vargas is facing several charges, including attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon. his girlfriend, genesis castaneda is also facing charges. the officer was trying to break up a side show early sunday
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morning. we're showing you cell phone video. watch as a black sedan speeds up and hits a police officer and then drives away. police say the driver and passenger then abandoned that car and reported it as stolen. the u.s. postal service says thieves are targeting mail trucks along bay area delivery routes. just yesterday, two trucks in san jose's willow glenn neighborhood were hit. thieves stole packages and letters from inside the truck. people living in the neighborhood say they are frustrated and angry and say the timing could not be worse because the end of the month is when government checks away. postal inspectors say this is a growing problem. >> this has been a persistent issue in the bay area in recent months. we have made numerous arrests. however, this is still a developing situation. >> people we talked with say they're looking out for their neighbors and installing
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surveillance video cameras. letters will be sent out to addresses that have been hit by mail theft. a bart agent in pittsburgh had a scary experience when a man was in the back seat of her car when she got off work early saturday morning. crystal stafford finished her shift at the bart station in pittsburgh at 1:40 in the morning and getting ready to go home. she hit the unlock button in her car, drove about ten minutes to her home in pittsburgh and pulled into the driveway. that's when she turned around and saw a strange man in her car. >> and i started yelling and screaming, what are you doing in my car? and he is like whoa, whoa, whoa. i'm like whoa? that's all you can say? i'm trying to get out of the car. and i'm still strapped in the seat belt. and i get out and i've left the car running. you know, i have to go back and get the keys. i was just trying to get out of the car. >> stafford called pittsburgh police. officer as arrived and the man was still in the back seat. police say he was drunk and he
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thought stafford was his lyft driver. bart says the man has been arrested on charges of being drunk in public. stafford will have police escort her to her car after work from now on. ♪[music] >> san francisco bay looking good on this tuesday morning. the final tuesday of january. south of market right there in the foreground. sales force tower. my wife was down there late last night. >> uh-oh. >> when you don't get any messages saying i'm running late, i still

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